What If a Hotel Property Does Not Accept the Official Credit Card of Its Parent Lodging Company?

“I’m disappointed as I recently acquired the AMEX Aspire card and will be losing out ~50k HHonors points on my $3500 stay, the $250 resort fee credit and the bulk of the spend towards meeting the $4000 threshold for HHonors 100,000 bonus point trigger. The stay is a pre-paid rate but they haven’t charged my AMEX. Also, I already booked flights for the family etc, so cancelling is out.”

With an upcoming stay next month at the new…

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Zero is a Good Number — Especially With Certain Credit Card Fees

Plenty of credit cards exist which give you such benefits as tens of thousands of points or access to lounges at airports — but those benefits can be at a cost in the form of annual fees; balance transfer fees; and foreign transaction fees. What if the most important factors in a card for you include fewer fees?

If you are a traveler with a wanderlust you cannot ignore, you might be interested in this offer…

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A Benefit Which May Not Be a Benefit With the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card

When Hilton and American Express announced four new co-branded credit cards for 2018 on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, one card which seemed to offer a promising array of benefits was the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card. You get to enjoy Diamond elite level status, unlimited passes to Priority Pass lounges, and 14 Hilton Honors bonus points per dollar spent at hotel and resort properties which are part of the Hilton portfolio worldwide — amongst other benefits — for an annual fee of $450.00.

Although one interesting potential unadvertised benefit of the card is…

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Here are the Sign-Up Bonuses for the New American Express Cards from Hilton Honors

Sign-up bonuses have just been announced from Hilton Honors pertaining to the four new American Express cards which become available as of today, Thursday, January 18, 2017.

The four new co-branded credit cards were first announced by Hilton Honors and American Express on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, which are designed to give consumers and small businesses more choice, more benefits and more value while simultaneously further enhancing travel experiences and rewards.

Along with a recapitulation of the benefits of each card for your convenience, the details of the sign-up bonuses are highlighted in…

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This Fee Would Have Been a New Form of Deception If It Were Implemented

With the introduction of a service fee of 1.3 percent if you used a credit card to purchase one of its new Economy Lite fares, Singapore Airlines was getting ready to engage in what could be considered a new form of deception — until a decision was reached to rescind its plans to charge that fee.

The reason why a credit card service fee would have been a new form of deception is because…

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